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MSNBC
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
congress. we need to grind in out. we need to get to is a solution on the deficit and debt and that means pro-growth tax reform, entitlement reform in a way that preserves and protects medicare and social security. we need to get this done for the american people. if we do it, it means not only getting our spending under control, we will see economic growth. we will see job creation and economic growth. >> now he offered -- he showed a little bit of leg putting in his budget this issue of changing the way social security benefits are calculated and he immediately got slapped down by the head of the republican campaign committee in the house. was that productive? >> look. we've been talking about getting a process to get to a solution and it's got to be bipartisan. he he made a step in the right direction when he talked about starting to address entitlement reform and that's the problem. you've got to find a way where we can come together on a bipartisan basis and do it. his budget still had too much spending and again raising taxes, but at least he opened the door a little bit. we'v
Current
Apr 16, 2013 3:00am PDT
. and that we take a balanced and responsible approach to long-term deficit reduction whereas the republican bill asks everybody to sacrifice except those at the very top and the highest incomers would get another big tax break. >> bill: any way the public can get involved in this? our listeners, our viewers? what do you do? just flood boehner's office? >> they should be calling the speaker's office and say let's do what you have said you wanted to do for the last four years. and follow the regular order and appoint conferees to a budget conference committee to resolve these differences. >> bill: and the speaker can do that. there would be democrats and republicans on it. >> that's right. the speaker gets to appoint the republican conferees from the house and then, of course, the democratic leader appoints the democratic conferees same process goes forward in the senate. >> bill: the problem is, isn't it they really want it one way meaning all spending cuts, no revenue whatsoever. >> that's right. the interesting thing -- >> bill: not even closing tax loopholes. >> that's right. >
SFGTV
Apr 18, 2013 1:44pm PDT
i can't, if i can't help them, that's a deficit for all of us. >> thank you very much. >> okay. seeing no further questions, thank you. >>> thank you. >> patrick, i'm sorry. i probably misheard you. you wanted to speak on behalf of patricia webb? >>> and kelly. maybe i didn't identify myself. >> no, i wasn't -- >>> i'm the executive assistant at the ihss public authority and i also serve as the staff liaison to the board. kelly dearman is the dhs, department of human services commissioner on our board and has been for several years. she has run her own elder law -- elder issues law practice and worked for the s.f. city attorney's office representing child welfare workers. she's very articulate and knowledgeable about budget and finance matters and has made a valuable contribution to our board. and i just wanted to add she has the full support of her fellow board members and the public authority. trisha, you may have read her e-mail, but due to the current state of her disability, she's pretty much confined to her apartment. we teleconference her into all our meetings. she serve
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2013 8:00pm EDT
revenues, it would, over 10 years, increased deficits by about $18 billion. $18 billion does not sound like a lot now, in the context of trillion dollar deficits year after year. i think that there are two things to about that $18 billion. since that time, many of the things that were policy objectives, border security and e verify system and other pieces of the infrastructure, there has been spending on that about half of what they did would be needed has happened. this comparable holocene objectives may be cheaper and generate less in the way of spending. the second thing that has happened has been that cbo did not use dynamic scoring. it does not take into account the potential economic growth effects that would take -- change the impact entirely. the last piece of what has happened, since that score, the congress has passed and the president signed the affordable care act. of this legislation is there is a bipartisan commitment that those who would become registered immigrants who were there legally would not be eligible for benefits. probably not for 15 years. there would no
CSPAN
Apr 21, 2013 8:30pm EDT
or feelingings about themselves or a deficit of hope, but that said, one of the students who i wrote about, one of the smartest people i'd ever met, and she simply could not imagine himself ever going to college, and it was not that he had a grand plan for life as an alternative that phac neighborhooded him or that he but his sister even offered toh, gym of give him a money to go, but based on his own life experiences and those of others around him, he just couldn't make a leap of faith. wrote in the book in the most democratic societies, it wields destructive power, one that evades the mind and destroys it. i think when we think about structural inequality, we think of the practical implications, but we also need to think about its psychological implications because though are less easy to see and ultimately harder and complicated to come back. so that will wrap it up and take questions. [applause] >> sarah, thanks. i know you've been covering education for many years. at what stage did this turn into a book for you? did you come out after katrina thinking of it as a book proj
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2013 4:15pm EDT
billion budget deficit request makes some very tough choices. it cuts the department's budget by roughly 2%, below 2012 levels. but it's the least consistent with what the congress appropriated in 2013 for the epartment. stepping back and thinking of all the challenges that our country and this department have faced since 2009, christmas day bomber, time square bomber, yemen cargo bomb plot, hurricane sandy and the ever-changing and ever-growing cyberthreat, and now the boston attack, it's easy to become concerned with this budget request. that said, we're facing extremely difficult budgetary times and sacrifices must be made. and while i recognize important missions may not receive all of the funds they or we would want in a perfect world, all departments and agencies in government must share in the sacrifice to some extent required to iranian in our deficit -- rein in our deficit. our secretary seems to have taken this message to heart. identifying some $1.3 billion in cost savings this year and more than $4 billion since 2009 and continues to move to a risk-based approach, an
CSPAN
Apr 24, 2013 10:00am EDT
end sequestration by reaching a big and balanced solution to deficits that can replace these irrational cuts, but to do so, democrats and republicans will have to work together in a bipartisan way. we ought to go to a conference n the budget, adopt a fiscally responsible balanced plan and eliminate the sequester for this year and the eight years to come. we offered an alternative to sequester four times in the last month, and four times we were not given the opportunity to have it voted upon on this floor. this was supposed to be an open, transparent and we could consider alternatives. we did not. but i believe we can do it. our economy, our ability to create jobs and the success of our country in the decade ahead s dependent on our jettising these irrational cuts we call sequestration. too many jobs, lives and livelihoods are at stake for congress to engage in partisan games. as the weeks and months continue without turning sequestration off, its effects will only get worse. let's act now. let's act together. let's act in a bipartisan way before our people and our businesses
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2013 9:00am EDT
might be further limiting further deficits. we have directed after our last board meeting last week that management look at every other option available once we made the vote to not go to the five day delivery on august 5th. we ask that they look at everything else available to us which would be to reopen the labor negotiations, to look at the filing of the rate case and then accelerate if possible thee procsi plants asickly as we can expeditiously deutsch. >> i recognize the ranking member. >> let's not kid ourselves, mr. dodaro. if the congress says will you to do something a certain way and the postmaster came back and said no i'm doing it my way the postmaster would catch hell i'm telling you everybody appear knows that and everybody knows that. so he was caught in a hell of a bond. and i want to go back to something that mr. bilbray said in his testimony so we can be very clear so i quote from his trends could and he said what me tell you this is a tough job we have to deal with a lot of bureaucracy in the administration the regulatory commission and congress and they are all our bo
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
run, it's very beneficial and will help bring down the deficit in particulaou n who will be testifying before the judiciary key this morning. he found the deficit ceiling will come down for trillions of dollars. his study found $2.5 trillion because when people become legalized, they will start paying taxes and they'll also have to pay back taxes, fines and fees through part of this immigration system. so that means they're not going to be coughing -- costing taxpayers money to go through this process and as many economists believe will raise the quality of life. host: the senate judiciary committee takes up the immigration bill this morning. c-span 1 will have that live. you'll also find that on our website. rebecca kaplan is a staff writer at in the national journal. it includes covering the campaign looking at the republican side of things. she worked on that and she also has covered the white house, as part of national journal's team and now she's looking at congress. one of the aspects of congress you're looking at is the house. here's a recent headline of her story. forget workin
CSPAN
Apr 23, 2013 1:00am EDT
some increase in the economic health of the country. its $2.70 trillion in reducing the deficit by having more people working. more people working, more people paying taxes is not a tax increase. it is deficit-reduction without a tax increase. i think it's the kind of deficit reduction that we can get bipartisan support for in the country. grow up all sorts of other issues. what about public education? public schools don't teach kids how to read english well and don't teach them american history. but that's a problem, then we need education reform. that is being worked on a state- by-state. that's a problem for kids born here as well as everybody else, in terms of the quality of education they're getting. what about the welfare system? 185 means-tested welfare programs. bill clinton worked with republican congress to reform aid to families with dependent children. we can make progress on the others as well, and reforming welfare is important and needs to be done. it saves money and keeps people from getting locked into welfare dependency. but none of those are arguments for getting
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2013 9:00am EDT
to see, that is less budgetary essure fas growth reduces using cbo rules of thumb, deficits by about 2 1/2 trillion dollars over 10 yea and that's clearly a bene that we ought to think about when we think ab immigration reform and not rely on those efforts which ignore economic owi think that the u.s. is out of step with i economic competitors in tt it does not use immigration policy as a tool of economic policy, under 10 percent o immigration into the u.s. for econ purposes. this bill makes important changes toheisa system, basing them more on economic considerations and represents a step toward using a policy mix that is closer to other industrialized countries. a legitimate concern in all of this is what will happen to the federal budget. it's a concern that i have been close to for a long, long time. and i think a good way to think about the budgetary implications is to start with the last piece of comprehensive reform legislation that congress looked at in 2007. the cbo did have the opportunity at the time to put out a score. that score indicated that if you look at the ba
CSPAN
Apr 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. president put forward a comprehensive balanced approach to deficit reduction to eliminate the sequester, but this is congress' responsibility. it needs to take action. >> there is a couple of bipartisan group of senators making proposals. senators says the administration has the right to prioritize spending, and the senator suggesting the furloughs are postponed to give congress another chance to revisit sequesteration, other senators, republican and democrat, asking the transportation secretary and head of the faa if they might be able toe move money around. what's your response? >> well, a couple things. one, i think the fact that various lawmakers suggest remedies confirms what i said, which is only taking action to the result of the sequester that republicans insisted take place, but let's be clear about the faa cannot take because of the way the budgets are structured and the way the law imposing the sequester is written. they are required by law to cut about 1 billion dollars between now and end of the september. that's 637 million from the faa. the faa initiated a series of cost
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2013 6:00am EDT
, and i think if we don't address the deficit, if we don't address it, i've become more and more convinced that we don't necessarily go gradually into problems, that we could go precipitously into a problem. and i say that with reference to 2008 and to the crisis. that i think there is even when things seem to be going pretty well, there is and are some lurking dangers within our economy. one would be interest rates rising. and i ask this question all the time to people i consider to be, you know, smart, big bankers, people in the major capital centers of the world, can we control interest rates and keep interest rates low? is there a breaking point at which the central bank cannot keep interest rates at this point? because interest rates at 5%, interest rates of 7% or when i was a kid, interest rates of 19 president or 21%, i think, would be catastrophic with this burden of debt. seems to work right now, but i also think that there's a certain illusion both of wealth in the stock market and an illusion of the ease at which we can manage our debt. and so those are my concerns. an
CSPAN
Apr 23, 2013 11:00pm EDT
should have become policy. the president has put forward a comprehensive balanced approach to deficit reduction that would eliminate the sequestered. but this was congress's responsibility to read it needs to take action. >> a couple of groups, bipartisan groups making proposals. senators saying the administration has the opportunity to prioritize spending. senator blumenthal suggesting that the furloughs ought to be postponed to give congress another chance to revisit sequestration. a couple of other senators, republican and democrat asking the transportation secretary and head of the faa if they might be able to move money around. what is your response? >> it confirms july said. only congress can take action to stop these delays. there are a result of the sequester that republicans insisted take place. but let's be clear about the actions the faa has taken and the actions it cannot take because of the way the budgets are structured and the way that the law imposing the sequester is written. required by law to cut $1 billion between now and the end of september, $637 million from the
FOX News
Apr 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. it's deficit stating. with the attacks in boston, we don't know where the next attack will be. also, with the letters coming to washington this week and senator's office in phoenix where i live now. they are trying to find holes in our security. for the administrator to suddenly decide that one week from today is a good idea to allow knives on every airplane in the united states is a terrible idea. it's a slap in the face to 9/11 victims and also to just america in general. we were all affected that day. this is not just about me and not just about 9/11 families. yes, it brings back horrific memories for us and the long process it's taken to get over it it's about all of us, the general public. >> neil: rebecca, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> neil: we'll have more. [ tires screech ] [ beeping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] we don't just certify our pre-owned vehicles. we inspect, analyze and recondition each one, until it's nothing short of a genuine certified pre-owned... mercedes-benz for the next new owner. ♪ hurry in to your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for 1.99% financing
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 6:00am EDT
drive for the month of april so far. if we go back to january, our deficit is about 2.5 inches for rainfall. i don't think we will get much today. a cold front across the great lakes will be headed our way tomorrow to bring a chance of a few showers. if you are traveling today, the rough spots will be south of chicago, indianapolis, cincinnati, showers and thunderstorms in the lower mississippi valley. forthere could be delays in new york city. temperatures are in the mid 50's hearing this hour. we will make it into the 70 this afternoon. that the latest. time to see what the croats are doing, jamee. >> busy on the b-w parkway. the beltway lanes are open. virginia 95, lanes are open through stafford and the beltway. newschopper 7 is over northbound b-w parkway still dealing with a crash. tow truck has just arrived. seeing some progress. if you are. leading the beltway, stop and are. you might want to consider interstate 95, running without delay between laurel and the beltway. again, this is the b-w parkway northbound. southbound is open without delay. back to you. >> thank you. th
FOX Business
Apr 18, 2013 7:00pm EDT
generating jobs and start generating economic growth and reducing debt and deficits that are contemporaneously. >> well, i think the first thing that they could do is have a really serious plan about reducing government expenditures as a percentage of gdp. taxes mater, inflation matters, but the truth is, when government is spending too much of the auto production and the economic system the growth rate declines and this is throughout the world history. so are really serious plan to reduce government expenditures would create a lot of confidence in the business trinity. secondly, he's a rollback the crazy onslaught of regulations across every industry which is stifling innovation and creativity which is exactly what we need right now. example in the banking industry. dodd-frank pier reasons that law as passed there has been no renovation of one of the largest industries in the united states, which is actually reducing. lou: i have to say the you, how much money do you want these people to make? am looking at the numbers coming in other earnings. if we have regulation, how muc
FOX Business
Apr 19, 2013 3:00pm EDT
then going back down to the bottom. back from a 90 point* plus deficit. a 95 point* swing we hold on for the last few minutes. can we? we are watching every tick of the way. . .. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day afr day... block the acid with prilosec c and don't g heartburn in the first place! [ malennouncer ] e pill eachmorning. 24 urs. zero heartbur bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on hisortfolio. and with some plannining aneffort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td amitrade. is. liz: right now with just a couple of minutes left for the markets, we have a couple of 52-week highs. we need to show them to you right now. they are probably wildly held names you hold in your portfolio. everything from mcdonald's to proctor & gamble. a
CSPAN
Apr 22, 2013 8:30am EDT
member states fight themselves the real causes of the problems. that means we're using deficit and regaining increasing competitiveness. becae a lo member states underestimated in the first years of the common currency that the pressure on competitiveness in the common currency resulted possibility of devaluation. it's huge. and if you don't improve your competitiveness, you will get major problems. it has happened in -- you will not feel it in the first years, but it will happen. and it did. therefore, we always have to -- [inaudible] member states, oblige member states to stick to european rules in, of course, a balanced way to enhance their competitiveness by structure reforms, and then we can, we have built a european mechanism through different systems to buy time until they regain access to financial markets. this worked in ireland, in portugal. in fact, in the last year we increase, by the way. i think it will work in cyprus as well. and if you look at the -- [inaudible] we have halved the national deficits in the eurozone in the last three years. delivering our commitment,
FOX News
Apr 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT
a lot of scholars and it's a significant cost at a time when our debt and deficit are taking us over the cliff. >> neil: is it your sense, senator, that this is falling apart? i don't know whether related to boston or not. but is this following on its own weight? >> temporary trying to rush it through in a hurry, and they -- today before anyone opposed to the bill had a chance to be a part of that, and now they want to rush through markup. that means they do the amendments in committee. don't know if it's falling apart or not, burt it should -- but it should. they want this to go through before americans know what is really in it. >> neil: let's say it is falling apart and the gang of eight, whoever they are -- republicans and democrats who cobbled together what they say was 0 nonamnesty immigration reform. you say, good riddance, rip up and start from scratch. because they're saying this is the closest we have ever come or ill will if come. >> we shouldn't do the am necessary city first. that's the problem because we cannot trust the congress to create a workable plan. so the w
FOX News
Apr 24, 2013 2:00pm PDT
it's okay. >> bob: they all pay their parking tickets then we wouldn't have a big deficit problem. >> eric: $50 billion we have given the u.n. they do fund this human rights council and this guy does get money from that council. >> bob: reports children of the world. >> greg: let's face it, they do fund new york's prostitutes we can't forget that. >> bob: i never saw any hookers at the u.n. >> greg: speak up or stay silent on kermit gosnell born alive at his clinic. kimberly has breaking news on the courtroom action next. ♪ [ male announcer ] just when you thought you had experienced performance a new ride comes along and changes everything. the 2013 lexus gs. this is the pursuit of perfection. can youtart the day the way you want? can orenci(abatacept) help? could your "i want" become "i can"? talk to your rheumatologist. orencia reduces many ra symptoms like pain, morning stiffness and the progression of joint damage. it's helped new ra patients and those not helped enough by other treatments. do not take orencia with another biologic medicine for ra due to an increased risk o
FOX Business
Apr 24, 2013 7:00pm EDT
deficit, health care. in the second instance we told you how many senate conservatives say the plan just is not adequately secure borders. it appears the american people to agree. the majority of voters surveyed, 68 percent, 68 percent say straightforwardly the border should be secured before there are any changes need to our immigration policy. you will your republicans and democrats alike try to gain at. you will hear all kinds of selfish nonsense if you can call it that at all. 60 percent of voters secure the border right now and is not strict enough. that is the reality. secure the damn border is what the american people saying. we've will make some adjustments and bring everybody and under our rational and effective and humane program. understand, citizenship is a privilege we bestow. you get demanded, and it is not a right belonging to anyone who listened to a citizen. finally, we don't know for certain a devotee of benefits of the democratic party because of immigration reform. we do know you -- their the ones working the hardest to change immigration laws. in fact my according to
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2013 8:00pm EDT
government must share in the sacrifice to some extent required during this deficit. our secretary seems to have taken this message to heart. he is identified $1.3 billion in savings this year and more than $4 billion since 2009. he continues to move from a risk-based approach and it effort to save more money. i'm happy to see this budget proposes a much-needed increase for cybersecurity, which will help the department with cyber responsibilities. additional resources to get the job done, but is why bipartisan legislation to complement the present executive order will address the cyber threat as one of our highest priorities. the continued commitment to securing our nation's borders while maintaining staffing patrols and adding more than 3400 customs and border protection officers to staff our ports of entry. can beritical resources done with modest fee increases. in arizona, secretary napolitano -- ienator mccain join me heard from local business leaders and front-line officers that they need more help at the ports of entry. i anticipate when a visit in fors april 30 and may 1, an
FOX Business
Apr 16, 2013 9:20am EDT
, for heartburn and add, attention deficit disorder. we saw this up 1 1/4. stuart: thanks, nicole. now check the price of gold, please, up just a little after the crash yesterday. $22 higher yesterday's decline more than in decades. and joining us the coin week.com president. i should say, everybody, this man does not buy or sell gold, he reports on it. he's not grinding any ax. david, welcome back, good to see you. >> good to see you, stuart. stuart: i'm putting myself in the the position of someone who is a small investor and they own a gold coin. i put it to you, if i go back to my local coin dealer in a down market where the price is plunging, i'm not going to get a good price for my ounce of gold. if the spot price is $1300 an ounce i'm going to be lucky to get 1150 for that thing, aren't i? >> not at all. gold trades very regularly at or near the spot price, worse case scenario, you can get 95% for virtually any gold coin it ends up going back to a smelter. gold continues to maintain its value, as it goes up in value. >> our studios are on 6th avenue here in new york, litera
CNBC
Apr 17, 2013 4:00am EDT
helped. low yields make pension deficits worse and make corporates less likely to invest. they backed themselves into a corner here. >> what's your take? >> i do think that qe has helped the economy over the past four years. our own view is you get diminishing returns to each slug of qe as you go along. we suspect in due course that we'll get another expansion of asset purchases which at the margin may help and there may be psychological boost to markets but the other things to watch out for are the success or otherwise of bank of england's funding for lending scheme which we're relatively hopeful will help to expand the supply of mortgage credit. >> it doesn't seem like it's done much frankly. >> it's a slow burn. the last couple of months of data have been disappointing but through the back end of the second half of last year what we saw was a steady increase in mortgage approvals and that's helpful. the other thing to watch out for is what's happening to the small business sector. we have been calling for some sort of government if not bank of england action to help channel those c
FOX Business
Apr 17, 2013 12:00am EDT
current account deficit problem. what they have done is, they have removed the incentives to loan money to buy gold because that wouldean selling the currency while importing more gold. melissa: okay. let me,appening onon, let me stop you there. steven, we're supposed to be talking about oil and we're not. that is very telling because gold is at the forefront of everyone's mind in this breakdown really seems to be something significant to a lot of people and a lot of investor we saw the first segment we did as well. they wanted to talk about gold. if gold breaks down, steven, what happens from there? what does that mean to you? what doe it mean for oil? what does it mean for stocks, the rest of the economy? >> at this point from an economic standpoint it means further weakness because we're not prying in any inflation right now and seems to be the further. to his point with regard to cyprus selling potentially eece, who knows, maybe even italy, this is a poor inditor for future growth. now when you look at how many people are long gold, a lot of that selloff yesterday in the marke
MSNBC
Apr 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
they started going viral in deficit sites and difference infusion places pick those up, we'll take that information and then it ends up leaking back to the newspaper and comes out in one big circle. >> pictures start on the internet and law enforcement officials pass them internally and leak back into the media. the next thing you know a 17-year-old who runs track on high school is in a viral internet presence and law enforcement chatter and onto the cover of the "new york post." to be clear, the impossible poor judgment of the editors of the "new york post" was not the only reason this kid's picture was in the world associated with the bombing. what i saw on the front page of the post was not the first time i've seen this particular picture. the reason i saw it before was because i fell down a rabbit hole at 11:00 and browsing a page in which internet users had come together to do the vigilante work of sifting through the publicly available pictures of the marathon. it struck me sitting in the cold nightlight of my laptop we have so many images of this event everyone was turning o
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. gary. what's a debt? no. jamey. what is a deficit? no. budget def--
FOX Business
Apr 18, 2013 6:00pm EDT
days for property taxes and nine days for corporate income taxes and what about the deficit? he will have to work until may 9th.
MSNBC
Apr 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the deficit to the point in which -- a way in which he said it wasn't that much worse than during ronald reagan's period. so he's sensitive. >> david, let me ask you this. i noticed that former president bush is going up in popularity. it was -- he was at in a poll 23% in october 2008. now he's up to 47%. now, is that because people haven't seen him a lot? >> yeah. >> does absence make the heart grow fonder here? >> yeah. his popularity went up when he disappeared and started doing pictures and portraits of dogs and himself taking a shower. >> you wrote the book reminding everyone of president bush as he provided over the country. >> you know, you know this, reverend al. history is always a fight. it's always a struggle. we go back and forth. and, you know, bush was probably good pr advice. pretty despised when you left the presidential office. a majority of americans actually believed he had lied the country into the war in iraq. not just that it was a mistake, but he purposely said things that were false to get the war fwoi going. so the best thing he could do, take a powder, la
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2013 12:00pm EDT
aancedproach to deficit reduction and strengthen the middle class. as i said, last week our focus in the next little while will be on guns and budget, talked about budget. i will be joined by my colleague, congressman mike thompson of california. congressman thompson is a vietnam vet, a wounded vietnam vet. he is a gun owner, hunter. is the head of our task force on gun violence prevention, and he is a co-author of the bipartisan bill in the house with peter king. to put forth a manchin-toomey compromise that failed, so sadly, in the senate last night. we are so disappointed. our sorrow was expressed so appropriately by president obama last night that i invited mike to join us here to tell you where we go from here and to answer the question that people are saying what can we do to change this. mike, would you speak -- thank you for your leadership. >> thank you, leader pelosi. it's a pleasure and honor to join you, to talk about and to answer any questions that you guys may have on gun violence prevention. -manchin amendment that failefailed last night, as i thk everybody knows. it
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
, and you can get instant updates from her around the clock on deficit are by following her on twitter. if you would hike to show your support you can by sharing a get well soon badge on your facebook page. >> developing news, an east bay woman is in surgery right now after being shot while sleeping in her living room this morning. someone shot into her hayward home at 12:30 saying neighborhoods her the shots being fired and saw a car driving appear but police are not sure if the car is connected to the shooting. the woman is in her mid 20 and is expected to survive. >> happening now, san francisco authorities are looking out for two escapeees from a juvenile facility near twin peaks. there was a break out around 10:00 last night at youth guidance center. officers searched through the night but have not released information. >> all lanes are clear on highway 101 through marin county after a man was struck by two cars if san rafael at 8:30 last night. c.h.p. says he was walking along the freeway and stepped out in front of a car. a second car also hit the man but took off. the driver of
CSPAN
Apr 24, 2013 1:00pm EDT
through the end of the year while ultimately reducing the deficit. furthermore, once the train wreck of failed implementation occurs, the amendment that mr. pitts plans to offer would provide an escape valve for americans with a pre-existing condition by providing states with a block grant to fund state risk pools. the majority is serious about funding these programs and dealing with the issue. and those costs are a drop in the bucket as to what the affordable care act will cost our country in the future. but those efforts recognize that for those who do need insurance and are truly uninsurable in the market, it will be costly, but we will make the decisions that set our priorities straight. where the president's response was to tell people tough luck, not to prepare for needing more money or transfer funds out of other parts of the affordable care act, or to look for efficiencies or mismanagement in the pre-existing condition program, or even approach congress for funding, dead silence from the administration. well, here republicans will lead and ensure that we help sick ameri
CSPAN
Apr 23, 2013 1:00pm EDT
assurances it wouldn't add a dime to our deficit. mr. messer: worse yet, the really sick who can't find health care because of pre-existing conditions are being denied promised health. lost coverage, higher premiums, more taxes and bigger government, that's the reality of obamacare. now, one of the senate's creators of obamacare is warning of the impending train wreck coming with implementation of the health care exchanges next year. mr. speaker, this congress needs to derail obamacare and start making promises we can keep. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> request unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, during national park week, we celebrate perhaps america's best idea and remember that these parks belong to all the people of america. mr. costa: since they are part of our national heritage, it is every amer
CSPAN
Apr 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
issues, energy, reducing the deficit and the debt for margaret and george matheson and future generations, all of those things add up and matter. i'm going to talk for a few minutes about one proposal that i have in front of the house of representatives that's going to come up for a vote here after we return from our district work week. before i do that, i want to tell you, mr. speaker, tonight that we are going to do something a little bit differently in an effort to engage individuals and their interests about making life work for american families. i just want to say, mr. speaker, that if someone wants to know more about what we're talking out tonight, the #on twitter is making life work. we want to hear from the people that we represent, mr. speaker, throughout our time on the floor tonight. o i would just say to you, mr. speaker, that any individuals that would like to know what we are talking about or engage, it's #makinglifework. with that said, i would like to talk about before i introduce my colleagues who are going to engage in this conversation, the working families
CSPAN
Apr 21, 2013 10:30am EDT
to make sure it is deficit neutral. that is one of our bottom lines. thank you, everybody. >> senator chuck grassley is the ranking member. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> the committee can come to order. for the delay. is a deal going on in massachusetts. i hope everybody can understand why the secretary of wonton amo will not be here. -- secretary will not be here. we will reschedule her testimony. she was saying how proud we are of the way that law enforcement .as responded i am distressed to hear an officer being killed. i see at least one person who runs marathons in the audience. my daughter and youngest son do. most marathons are a joyous occasion. the bipartisan proposal, we have established a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country. it addresses the lengthy backlog in our immigration system. agricultural workers are in essential part of our communities and work so hard to provide our nations food supplies. it addresses the needs of our .aw enforcement community it improves the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. i ap
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2013 1:00pm EDT
prospective spending, prospective increase in debt or deficit because we buy more or spend more or cut revenues more. the debt limit, as the gentleman so well knows, deals with what we've already done. doesn't have anything to do with increasing what we're going to spend. the budget does that. now, we're not dealing with the budget, but there is discussion dealing with this prioritization. frankly, we should have made that determination when we spent the money, and both sides have spent a lot of money. our country is determined to spend a lot of money. two wars cost us a lot of money we didn't pay for. i'm not going through the litany. the gentleman knows that litany, but somewhat ironic, when we're not dealing going to conference on the budget deficit but we're talking about prioritization of the debt we've already incurred, i think the american public understand that raising the simply awh we've already done and that we're going to pay our bills. we're not going to welch, we're not going to default. the most credit worthy nation on earth is going to pay for what it bought. so i w
CSPAN
Apr 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
defense savings over the next decade. these cuts are part of a balanced budget of deficit reduction. these cuts are backloaded, occurring mainly in the years beyond f.y. 2018, which gives the department time to plan and implement the reductions wisely and responsibly, anchored by the president's defense strategic guidance. let me turn to the details of the president's budget request. $526.6 billion budget request addresses the compelling demands of supporting troops in afghanistan, protecting readiness, modernizing the military's weapons inventory and in keeping with the president's strategic guidance and sustaining the quality of the all-volunteer force. today's budget request contains a placeholder request, mr. chairman, for overseas contingency at the f.y. 2013 vel, and the submission does not include a formal request because afghanistan force levels and deployment decisions for this year were delayed in order to provide commanders enough time to fully assess requirements. we will be smithing a budget with the -- submitting a budget and account level detail. the base budget conti
ABC
Apr 21, 2013 8:00am PDT
and putting it on hold, we have a bigger issue on immigration in front of us and it's our deficit. we have a broken system that needs to be reformed. i'm afraid we'll rush through some judgments related to immigration and how it's processed. >> george, with respect, i think that as bad an idea as calling this enemy combatant. we have 100% rate of prosecuting terrorists. i think that's the bad idea on the senator mccain. i think the idea of delaying immigration reform, if you ask involved in immigration, this is a horrible idea to take this isolated, horrible, evil incident and make it stand for a larger politics and put immigration reform, put the brakes on that. >> congressman? >> it's not the right thing to do. we're a nation of immigrants. i trust our government. we vet people up and down. we review policies every day. but to put it on hold is not in >> i agree with the congressman. they'll deal with 11 million, 12 million people in this country who are still living in the shadows. we need to integrate all americans in society. we want to main stream them. i think we should mov
FOX Business
Apr 16, 2013 1:24pm EDT
, don't worry about deficits. you know, have a plan for tax reform, the spending programs, ensure the debt's not going to explode. be cognizant regulations have benefits, but costly as well, and just say we're committed to growing over the long term, not for this month or in this bill, not when we think of it between other events. have that commitment. >> douglas holtz-eakin, thank you. >> thank you. >> doug has a long term plan, that's for sure. >> breaking news with boeing. the head. faa says they completed all tests and analysis of the redesigned 787 batteries. they hoped to get the commercial fleet back in the air this month. that seems to be, if accurate, seems to be a step in the right direction. >> we'll see. breaking news now in oil, closing up one penny at $88.72 a barrel. today's slight gain snaps a three day slide for oil. >> gold rebounds from the biggest one-day drop in more than three decades. is now the time to get in or get out? we got the answer. >> as we do every day at this time of the day, look at the 10- and 30-year treasuries as we head to break. we'll be right b
CSPAN
Apr 24, 2013 1:00am EDT
put forward a comprehensive balanced approach to deficit reduction that would eliminate the sequestered. this is congress is a responsibility and it needs to take action. >> a couple of groups of bipartisan groups of senators making proposals. the demonstration has the opportunity prioritize spending -- the administration has the opportunity to privatize -- prioritize spending. the furloughs ought to be post bond. a couple of other senators asking the transportation secretary and head of the faa if they might be able to move money around. what is your response to that? >> the fact that various lawmakers are suggesting remedies confirms what i have said. only congress can take action to stop the delays. the delays are a result of the sequestered that republicans insisted take place. let's be clear about the actions any actionstaken that they cannot take because of the way the budgets are structured. the department of transportation is required by the law to cut $1 billion between now and the end of september. has initiated a series of cost saving measures, including a hiring
CNBC
Apr 18, 2013 9:00am EDT
on the deficit this year. that is slowing the economy. later on the economy can accelerate. overall, it wasn't as bad as it looked in the fourth quarter. it wasn't as good as 3% to 4% if r the first quarter. i think it's good enough. >> wow. a lot of people would take that. you ian say -- i mean, talk about a silver linings playbook that the collapse in goal removes an impediment to hardball asset pricing. with you explain that? >> we have seen a lot of markets are very out of whack in recent years. that causes people to make strange investment decisions. also to cash accounts. still too much money sitting in cash accounts. but it doesn't tell me anything important by the global economy. it just tells me that one side show was that distraction for a lot of investors is ending here. so it's funneling money back in towards long-term inmentes in real estate, in business, in equities. that's where we want to see money invested. >> does that mean you take a gamble on the technology? we'll get results tonight or is this a general bulls market? is that the safest way to play it? >> no, i d
CSPAN
Apr 22, 2013 12:00pm EDT
is not a tax increase it is deficit reduction without a tax increase. i think it is the kind of deficit reduction that we can get bipartisan support for in the country. what about public education? public schools don't teach children how to read english marry well and don't teach american history. it is being worked on a state- by-state, but that is the problem for kids who are born here as well as everybody else in terms of the quy of ucey getting. bill clinton worked with the republican congress to reform aid to families with dependent children. none of those are arguments for getting in the way of immigration before. then there's the question of entitlement. the entitlement system is out of whack and needs to be reformed. let's reform public education and the welfare system, but let's move forward now on immigration reform as well. thank you. >> thank you very much. you talked aboutany .mmigrants who are not legal they have no legal recourse when something happens, if they are $20 and youpay you have no legal recourse. my wife is a registered nurse. we were driving near los a
CNBC
Apr 22, 2013 12:00pm EDT
account deficit has really narrowed in the last three to six months. it gives central banks room for cuts later this you're. >> how concerned are you with what's going on with japanese monetary policy and the effect on the emerging markets? >> for the short term, it's concerning, obviously. the japanese exporters go head to head with some companies that we look at, mainly the taiwanese and the koreans. so we have lightened up in the exporters of those two countries. but in the longer run, and actually having the third largest economy in the world, hopefully revive and become more dynamic, obviously it opens up a lot of opportunities in emerging markets. and one of the fastest-growing trading areas in the world has been asia alone. interasia trading. so it would be a welcome development if japan really kind of strengthens those trade ties. >> luis, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> luis soars for us. a quick trade, steph? >> we've owned mexico. they just lowered rates for the first time in a couple of years. we like brazil but they're not able to do as much aggressive monetary polic
CNBC
Apr 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
taxpayers as he can possibly create in order to justify higher taxes, more spending, more deficits. everyone knows what this play is all about. >> go ahead, steve. fight back. >> well, congressman, wasn't john boehner in the room? wasn't mitch mcconnell present for this sequester? >> absolutely. >> so why are you saying it's the president's deal? >> it was the president's idea. and he just signed a bill -- >> have you guys -- >> to lock in these sequester levels. >> by the way, that's not true, steve. hold on a second. all these guys on the appropriations committee in both the senate and the house have offered to liberalize rules for sub accounts. by the way, the administration has a lot of leeway on sub accounts. guy benson, i come to you again. okay, i'm in favor of the darn sequester. it's not perfect. but some place, sometime, you've got to cut spending and i would rather do that than raise taxes. >> i agree with that, but do it in a slightly smarter way. >> that's what i'm asking. >> they passed laws that would replace sequester. the president, his idea. he signed it into law.
MSNBC
Apr 24, 2013 1:00pm PDT
get blamed for the economy, he also gets blamed for the deficit and the debt. and by 2019, half of our debt will be -- just because of the wars and the tax cuts. >> krystal ball and jonathan alter, i wish we had more time. thank you. >>> a reminder, we will have special coverage of the bush library ser mceremony tomorrow 11:00 a.m. stay with us. much more ahead. bayer advanced aspirin blocks pain at the site. try the power of bayer advanced aspirin. only hertz gives you a carfirmation. hey, this is challenger. i'll be waiting for you in stall 5. it confirms your reservation and the location your car is in, the moment you land. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. [ babies crying ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burial ground. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the online trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. but i wondered what a custom
PBS
Apr 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
the deficit and ultimately pay off the national debt. >> hockenberry: if dealing with global warming did not involve intervention in the economy, would heartland institute be involved in this? >> that's a theoretical question. we believe in limited government and free markets. we believe in identifying and implementing sound-science free- market solutions to societal problems. >> hockenberry: and that message has generated solid financial support for activist groups like americans for prosperity. >> we have over 80,000 activists and donors across the country who fund afp. >> hockenberry: some big donors? >> sure, you bet. we are glad to have big donors, absolutely. >> hockenberry: exxon? >> i wish we had more corporate support (laughing). they don't tend to want to give to afp very often. they think, frankly, that we are too out there on the free market front. >> hockenberry: the koch brothers? >> david koch is the chairman of our afp foundation. we are glad to have his support. we don't disclose the level of contributions. but we are very proud to have their support. >> amer
FOX Business
Apr 24, 2013 9:20am EDT
the next two years, and we're talking about a state that running annual deficits of $20 billion. imagine what they can do with all this money. they won't have to go back on the welfare state or have the cuts they are having. >> interesting. joining us is jeff, the harvard professor who says fracking is good for the environment. welcome to the program. good to see you back again. >> thank you, good to be with you. >> 30 seconds on why fracking are good for the environment? >> there's qualifications, of course, but u.s. emissions of co2, carbon dioxide, are down 12% relative to the pam in 2007. this is unanticipated. we department sign the protocol. europe did. what's the reason for that? well, the fall from 2007 to 2009, you could say that's because of the recession, but it's still declining, and recession ended in june 2009. we've been growing since then, much more rapidly than europe, and yet, grown house gases fall, and europe's turned around after 2009. the reason is because of shale gas, which has been a natural gas recovered via what's called fracking, use of natural gas in
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